TAGGED Department of Biomedical Engineering

Change of Guard at INBT

Professors Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao have assumed leadership of Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for NanoBioTechnology, succeeding Peter Searson and Denis Wirtz.

Upstarts

Johns Hopkins engineers are developing high-tech hardhats, collaborating for improved CT scanners, and working towards better tissue repair.

Catching Alzheimer’s Early

For a disease that’s disturbingly prevalent, Alzheimer’s disease’s cause and cure remains elusive. But researchers know that the brain changes of Alzheimer’s start before symptoms such as memory loss show up.

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“Unfortunately I think the thing that has improved the most in the past 10 years is the sophistication of the…

Hands-Free Gaming

Six years ago, Gyorgy Levay overcame a devastating meningitis infection that robbed him of most of his left arm, as well as his right hand. So he and two fellow graduate students helped design a new hands-free control system.

Left Brain Right Brain

Two Whiting School students, both pianists, were among three winners of last spring’s Hopkins Symphony Orchestra concerto competition.

A Boon on the Battlefield?

An undergraduate team has designed a low-cost, low-tech device that may boost the success rate when combat medics need to create an artificial airway and pump air into the lungs.

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“It was painful to me, as an engineer, to see how badly we had failed society.”  2/16/16, Baltimore Sun Judy Mitrani-Reiser, civil engineering…

From the Dean

Dear Whiting School Community, As the Whiting School embarks on new initiatives aimed at realizing the promise of engineering’s role…